barf

[ bahrf ]
/ bɑrf /

verb, noun Slang.

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Origin of barf

First recorded in 1955–60; expressive word of uncertain origin
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British Dictionary definitions for barf

barf
/ (bɑːf) slang /

verb (tr)

to vomit

noun

the act of vomiting
the matter ejected in vomiting

Word Origin for barf

C20: probably of imitative origin
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